African Renaissance Gas Pipeline
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African Renaissance Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.
The pipeline would run from the Rovuma Basin in northern Mozambique to Gauteng province in South Africa.
- Operator: ENH, Profin Consulting, SacOil, China Petroleum Bureau
- Current capacity: Million cubic feet per day
- Proposed capacity: Unknown
- Length: 1615 miles / 2,600 km
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year: Projected 2020
If constructed, the African Renaissance Gas Pipeline could be one of the biggest LNG projects in the world. The original target for first production was 2016; however, it was adjusted to 2020 due to low gas prices.
Articles and resources
- Construction of gas pipeline linking South Africa and Mozambique gains hope, Construction Review Online, 6 September 2016
- More than just pipe dreams: Mozambique's gas may power its expansion, Neil Ford, The Africa Report, 7 September 2016